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This color postcard features a wagon loaded with bales of cotton and two men. The wagon is drawn by four horses down a dirt road with a field behind them. The title in the upper left identifies the scene as "Going to Market, Vicksburg, Miss." The back of the postcard identifies the item as a postcard and provides publisher information and indication for postage stamp placement. A handwritten description of the front of the card is written across the length of the card.
Hauling cotton to town from a nearby plantation, to sell or to place in warehouse.
International Postcard Co.
Postcards; Cotton; Vicksburg, MS
Mississippi State University Libraries, Manuscripts Division, Lucius Marion Lampton, MD Historical Images Collection, Mississippiana Collection, Postcard/Photographs, Box 1: Vicksburg Subcollection
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